The City of Jacksonville, U.S. Naval Station Mayport, and the cities of Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach are proud to present the 2012 Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular, Oct. 20-21, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in Jacksonville Beach.
“The Sea and Sky Spectacular will be a fun, family-friendly opportunity to get an up-close look at some of the world’s most talented aviators as they pilot high-performance and unique aircrafts along our beautiful coastline,” said Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown. “The City of Jacksonville is proud to take part in this great event with numerous community partners, the Beaches' cities and our dedicated Armed Forces members to ensure a quality experience for all.”
This free event will feature military and civilian flight teams, recruitment displays, interactive and static displays, live entertainment, the Mini-Boss Kids Area presented by ACUVUE, Aviator Autographs presented by VyStar Credit Union, food and beverage vendors, and more. Premier Viewing and Corporate Cabana areas will also be offered.
In addition, area schools are welcome for field trips from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 to sample the activities, meet with recruiters and view some of the air show practice sessions.
Performers include: the world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels. U.S. Special Operation Command Parachute Team, Corkey Fornof, Jason Newburg, Red Eagles, Julie Clark, Geico Skytypers, Black Diamond Jet Team, F4U-Corsair, F-18 Super Hornet, Legacy Flight, Mike Wiskus, Matt Chapman, Horsemen Fllight Team, F-22 Raptor, Heritage Flight, Michael Goulian, and the U.S. Coast Guard, who will be doing a search and rescue demonstration.
Due to extremely limited parking availability in Jacksonville Beach, the City of Jacksonville is offering a complimentary shuttle service from the TPC lots located west of A1A on Palm Valley Road / State Road 210. Parking is $20 per vehicle and the shuttle to the event is free. Shuttle service will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday and will run until 6 p.m. Event attendees are strongly encouraged to use this service.
This event is produced by the City of Jacksonville with the support of Naval Station Mayport; City of Jacksonville Beach; City of Neptune Beach, City of Atlantic Beach; VyStar Credit Union; ACUVUE; Jack Hanania Automotive Group; Hampton Inn Ponte Vedra; Amway; Guy Harvey; Bubba Burgers; Taco Bell; Coca Cola; Miller Lite; Champion Brands; Verizon Wireless; Navy Federal Credit Union; The Boeing Store; Army Navy Outdoors and Tobacco Free Florida.